3,362
Students
Financial aid thermometer
12,761
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
71
71%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

University of Hawaii at Hilo is a Comprehensive institution located in Hilo, HI, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address Admissions
200 W. Kawili Street
Hilo, HI  96720
United States
Contact Email: uhhadm@hawaii.edu
Phone: 808-932-7446
Fax: 808-932-7459

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Animal Sciences Checkmark
Horticultural Science Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American Indian/Native American Studies Checkmark
Japanese Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Japanese Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astronomy Checkmark
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,679
Applied
1,195
Accepted
3,362
Enrolled
71%
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Female Admissions

1,051
Females Applied
765
Females Accepted
73%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

628
Males Applied
430
Males Accepted
68%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.36
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen July 1st July 31st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 1st July 31st

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 19 17 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,128
In-state
19,368
Out-of-state
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Fees

420
Full-time student fees
9,970
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

12,761
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,198
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
820
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,450
Avg. Loan Aid
1,949
Avg. Grant Aid
3,649
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
77%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
29%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,362
Total undergrad students
5%
International Students
28%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.67%
Black or African American 0.98%
White or Caucasian 22.81%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.57%
Asian 17.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 10.95%
Two or more races 29.95%
Other 0.33%

Gender

Male (40.1%)
Female (59.9%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
International Night, UH Hilo Ho'olaule'a and UH Hilo Earth Fair

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
International Student Association, Hawaiian Leadership and Development, Delta Sigma Pi Business Fraternity, University Canoe Club and Samoan Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 2 Checkmark
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

338
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 241
Part-time - 97
Male - 163
Female - 175